COVID-19 Ontario: More than 1,000 new cases, four more deaths

COVID-19 Ontario: More than 1,000 new cases, four more deaths

TORONTO – Ontario health officials are reporting more than 1,000 new COVID-19 cases for the first time since late spring. The province on Friday confirmed 1,031 new cases of the new coronavirus. The last time the province reported more than 1,000 new cases in a single day was on May 30, when 1,033 new cases … Read more

Three Italian restaurants, a 91-year-old nun’s recipes

Three Italian restaurants, a 91-year-old nun’s recipes

During World War II, Rosina Taverniti began rolling gnocchi and kneading bread for hungry soldiers in a mountainous coastal town in southern Italy. “I was 14 years old,” she told CTV News Toronto. Now, at the age of 91, she is the nun of three Italian restaurants in Toronto, serving the recipes she first sank … Read more

Home sales in the Toronto region top November record, prices reach the highest level: TRREB

Home sales in the Toronto region top November record, prices reach the highest level: TRREB

TORONTO – The Greater Toronto area’s heated real estate market intensified further last month as home sales peaked in November and average selling prices reached a new record high. The Toronto Regional Real Estate Board reported Friday that 9,017 homes changed hands last month, a three percent increase from 8,728 the previous November. The average … Read more

Man believed to be Mississauga ‘night sailing’ arrested: police

Man believed to be Mississauga ‘night sailing’ arrested: police

A Mississauga man has been arrested after months of complaints from residents in a “night cruise” that keeps them awake at night. Mississauga resident Joseph Seli told CTV News Toronto last month that a person had frequented his neighborhood in the middle of the night, walked up and down Dovetail Mews and McMaster Road and … Read more

Montreal police say two teenagers were shot in Anjou Thursday night

Montreal police say two teenagers were shot in Anjou Thursday night

MONTREAL – Two teenage boys were shot dead in Montreal’s Anjou district on Thursday night in what police call a double homicide attempt. Police said they received 911 calls around 7:15 p.m. for reports of gunfire near the intersection of Roseraies Boulevard and de la Nantaise Avenue. Upon arrival, officers found a teenage boy sitting … Read more

World War II veteran honored in Toronto on his 100th birthday

TORONTO – For years, Jack Paley did not talk much about his military past. The World War II veteran, who turned 100 on Thursday, was part of a British elite group – Special Air Service (SAS). In downtown Toronto, at the Historic Royal Canadian Military Institute, there was a procession for Paley to mark his … Read more

Man believed to be Mississauga ‘night sailing’ arrested: police

A Mississauga man has been arrested after months of complaints from residents in a “night cruise” that keeps them awake at night. Mississauga resident Joseph Seli told CTV News Toronto last month that a person had frequented his neighborhood in the middle of the night, walked up and down Dovetail Mews and McMaster Road and … Read more

Two weeks quarantine imposed on Toronto woman after a day trip to Buffalo

A woman from Toronto has been forced to isolate herself for 14 days after returning from a day trip to the US and forgetting to fill out her ArriveCAN app. Laurie Fonseca spent only seven hours shopping across the border in Buffalo, New York, but when the fully vaccinated Mississauga woman and her friend were … Read more

Etobicoke school closed due to COVID-19 outbreak

A Catholic school in Etobicoke will be temporarily closed for personal learning as city health officials investigate COVID-19 cases linked to the school. Toronto Catholic District School Board (TCDSB) wrote on Twitter that following a recommendation from Toronto Public Health (TPH), the Transfiguration of Our Lord Catholic School will be fired from Friday “as a … Read more

Ontario DriveTest agreements sold by third party sites

The backlog at DriveTest centers across Ontario caused by COVID-19 is causing headaches for people trying to book road tests, and now some people are turning to third-party sites to book an appointment as soon as possible. “Since it reopened, it’s been too busy – I can’t get a deal anywhere,” Yogish Kumar, who finally … Read more